Suspect in Rural Northern California Shooting Killed 5, Died by Suicide: Sheriff - NBC Bay Area

Suspect in Rural Northern California Shooting Killed 5, Died by Suicide: Sheriff

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    Suspect in Rural N. CA Shooting Killed 5, Died by Suicide

    Authorities now say a gunman who killed five people in rural Northern California community didn't die from a police bullet.

    (Published Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017)

    Authorities now say a gunman who killed five people in rural Northern California community didn't die from a police bullet.

    In a final report Friday, the Tehama County Sheriff's Department said an autopsy determined 44-year-old Kevin Neal shot himself in the head in his car after police forced it off a road.

    Police say Neal killed his wife on Nov. 13 and then went on a shooting rampage in Rancho Tehama Reserve the next day that included firing at an elementary school. He killed four others, including two neighbors, and wounded eight people including a 6-year-old boy.

    Authorities said neighbors had repeatedly complained about Neal firing hundreds of rounds from his house and engaging in other erratic and violent behavior.

    Death Toll in NorCal Shooting Spree Rises to Five

    [BAY] Death Toll in NorCal Shooting Spree Rises to Five

    Authorities said the wife of a gunman who went on a rampage in Northern California was found dead, hidden under the floor inside their home. Terry McSweeney reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017)

    Family members say he suffered from delusions and mental problems.

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